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Community tunes in to learn about ‘The Craving Brain: Food and Drugs’ during Brain School

Nearly 200 people packed into the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC during Brain Awareness Week activities in March for exhibits, tours, talks, brain-healthy food and programming around…

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It’s the ‘thing in my life that shaped me the most,’ participant says of life-changing therapy

After experiencing a stroke in utero that caused weakness on the left side of her body, Keya Shapiro found a home at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute’s Neuromotor Research Clinic…

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Fundamental understanding of a molecule‘s normal function could inform treatments for a variety of brain disorders

A team of investigators in John Chappell’s lab at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC made a discovery that could inform new therapies.

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Cancer researchers team up against deadliest brain tumors in children

Experts from Children's National, Virginia Tech, and Columbia University join forces to explore new tactics to fight lethal childhood brain cancer.

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Brain School 2023 at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

An annual Brain Awareness Week campaign hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC that included brain-healthy foods, hands-on exploration, and short seminars by Virginia Tech brain…

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Brain School: Is the brain able to change or am I wired this way for life?

Join us on March 13, 2023 at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute from 5 to 7:30PM for Brain School: The Electric Brain. https://fbri.vtc.vt.edu/events/annual-brain-school.html

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Brain School: Can the brain be changed without surgery?

Join us on March 13, 2023 at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute from 5 to 7:30PM for Brain School: The Electric Brain. https://fbri.vtc.vt.edu/events/annual-brain-school.html

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Brain School: Is the electricity in my brain the same thing that powers my phone?

Join us on March 13, 2023 at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute from 5 to 7:30PM for Brain School: The Electric Brain. https://fbri.vtc.vt.edu/events/annual-brain-school.html

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Brain School: What's going on inside your brain when you're dreaming?

Join us on March 13, 2023 at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute from 5 to 7:30PM for Brain School: The Electric Brain. https://fbri.vtc.vt.edu/events/annual-brain-school.html

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Virginia Tech researcher's discovery may lead to a better understanding of mental health disorders related to stress, anxiety

By studying zebrafish, Albert Pan and his team at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute found a molecule critical in development of the brain's stress response.

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Thank you from the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute - #VTGivingDay

On behalf of the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, thank you very, very much for your generosity on Giving Day. Every day your support helps us to bring to the public health the advances…

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Robert Gourdie named senior member of the National Academy of Inventors

Robert Gourdie, the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund Eminent Scholar in Heart Reparative Medicine Research, was recognized by the National Academy of Inventors as a rising leader in his…

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‘The right place’: Sisters with rare disorder find help

When Emily Burkhart’s daughter was diagnosed with a rare gene mutation, the family found help at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute’s Neuromotor Research Clinic. When the seemingly…

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The Green Labs Program at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

The goal of the Green Labs Program at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC is to create a culture of sustainability in the research institute community by bringing awareness to the…

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Virginia Tech researcher’s 3D model of brain tumor environment could aid personalized treatment

Jennifer Munson and her research team’s model of the glioblastoma tumor microenvironment could help with understanding why the cancer is so resistant to treatment and so often returns after…

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Cardiovascular scientists to explore viral infection that can lead to sudden death

James Smyth, associate professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, has been awarded a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to discover why viruses…

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